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Stir the Pot – London Launch at A Bigger Book Fair

Overlapse at A Bigger Book Fair at Peckham 24

This year Overlapse joins more than 60 independent publishers and artist self-publishers at A Bigger Book Fair, part of the 2024 edition of Peckham 24.

Join us on Friday, 17th May from 6-10pm for the London launch of our latest publication STIR THE POT! Featuring the work of 99 artists from around the world, assembling visual responses to a broad mix of feelings experienced during a period of societal instability and unrest.

Peckham 24 runs 17-19 May 2024 at Copeland Gallery, London SE15 3SN

FRI 17th MAY – Opening night from 6-10pm – *STIR THE POT LAUNCH*
SAT 18th MAY – 11am-6pm
SUN 19th MAY – 11am-6pm

We’re keen to meet you there! 🙂

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Overlapse at Printed Matter’s New York Art Book Fair

Overlapse at NYABF 2024

Overlapse is thrilled to be returning to the New York Art Book Fair from April 25-28th, celebrating the power of independent arts publishing! It’s a brilliant opportunity to connect in person with you, our lovely audience, and so many other inspiring publishers. If you’re in the city you won’t want to miss it – please join us at stand F5! We will have first copies of STIR THE POT fresh off press to share with you, launching during the fair opening on Thursday the 25th from 7pm.

Venue: 548 W. 22nd St, New York, NY 10011

Opening Hours:
Thu, April 25 – 6–9pm – Opening Night – $30 entry
Fri, April 26 – 11am–1pm Preview (invitation required) 1–7pm
Sat, April 27 – 11am–7pm / 12–6pm Block Party
Sun, April 28 – 11am–1pm (Mask required) / 1–5pm FREE ENTRY

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Overlapse at Polycopies 2023 in Paris – November 8-12th

Overlapse at Polycopies 2023

We’re excited to be returning to Paris for the 10th Anniversary of Polycopies – the photobook fair on a boat! We look forward to meeting with fellow enthusiasts during the week of Paris Photo – please join us!

We invite you a book signing with Jean-Marc Caimi & Valentina Piccinni, scheduled for Friday, Nov 10th at 4pm – where we will reveal the new Print Edition of FASTIDIOSA

Open times:
Wednesday Nov 8 – 3pm-10pm (opening & vernissage)
Thursday Nov 9 – 11am-9pm
Friday Nov 10 – 11am-9pm
Saturday Nov 11 – 11am-9pm
Sunday Nov 12 – 12pm-7pm

Berges de Seine – Port de Solferino
Face au 23 quai Anatole France
75007 Paris
The boat is located on the Seine near Musée d’Orsay

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Stir the Pot – Call for Entries (now closed)

Stir the Pot - Overlapse Books

STIR THE POT: An Overlapse collaborative zine

Overlapse is publishing its first ever community-generated, collaborative publication in late 2023! Anyone may submit to have their work featured and all content will be selected through a FREE open call. We want to see your images responding to the theme: STIR THE POT

STIR THE POT aims to explore our needs for internal and external nourishment in a challenging and hostile modern society; How do we balance taking action both inwardly, and outwardly? How do we interpret our complex world when our future circumstances seem so uncertain? We want to illuminate the impact of navigating these modes of concerned responsibility and daily life through a kaleidoscope of perceptions surrounding community environments, our planet and ourselves.

Whether expressed out of joy, frustration, anxiety, confusion, or otherwise – your personal vision and voice are an integral part of this story! We actively encourage an expanse of views and interpretations related to the STIR THE POT theme.

For example, your subject may be cooking, family, and needs surrounding food – or protest, agitation, social action and collective responsibility. What has given you comfort or helped you survive through difficult times? And how has that brought you closer to those around you? We want to know what nourishes YOU, and your environment wherever that may be, and whatever the challenges are that our world confronts you with.

This publication will result in a collaborative assembly of what you choose to share!
All contributors with work selected for publication will receive two copies of the finished work.

Professionals, students, published artists, unpublished artists, photobook enthusiasts, or anyone who loves collaborative print media – we want to see your work!
NOTE: Images may be from any time period, however artists should only submit original artwork which they have the right to reproduce. Artists retain copyright to their images. Selected images will be reproduced by Overlapse in the ‘Stir the pot’ print publication and displayed in promotional materials online and in print

Send up to 10 images total – Whether Single Images and/or a Short Series
All genres and approaches to photography will be considered, as well as mixed media submissions such as those using collage, drawings, text, recipes etc, that are in dialogue with images. Experimentation is absolutely encouraged!

Familiarity with Overlapse and our previous publications is also encouraged. We primarily publish books focused on storytelling. Our subjects and stories address social, cultural, and environmental issues, with themes connected to human experience.

Our selection team is:
Editors: Tiffany Jones (Publisher, Overlapse Books), Lisa McCarty (Photographer, Curator, Educator), Kyle Worthy (Photographer, Editor, Independent Book Maker)
Editorial Assistants: Harry Carter & Sofia Krysiak

Any questions? Please email with STIR THE POT in the subject line

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ICP Photobook Fest New York 12-14 May / Desire Lines Book Launch

ICP Photobook Fest 2023

If you’re in the vicinity of New York City in May, please join us for Photobook Fest at the International Center for Photography! The 2023 festival includes 50 publishers across ICP’s galleries, and a weekend of programming and book signings in the Lower East Side.

Overlapse will host the US launch of Desire Lines by Lara Shipley, with Lara signing copies on Sunday from 2PM – we hope you’ll stop by for a visit to help us celebrate this new title!

Venue: ICP, 79 Essex Street New York, NY 10002

Open times:
Friday, May 12 – 6-9 PM – VIP Preview
Saturday, May 13 – 11 AM – 7 PM
Sunday, May 14 – 12 PM – 6 PM – BOOK SIGNING with Lara Shipley from 2 PM

For full details and to book tickets, see the ICP Photobook Fest website